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Romanians in the UK help Killnet Russian hackers – Romanian Journal

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Romanian citizens allegedly involved in the last day’s cyberattack in Romania, supporting the activities of the Killnet Hacker Group, have been identified in the United Kingdom.

“A person who is a Romanian citizen residing in the United Kingdom has been identified. He may have supported the translation of materials advertised by the criminal group from Russian to Romanian and supported the activities of the criminal group. Identified the site. Attacked. In the same mode of operation. “On Tuesday, Interior Minister Lucian Bode said.

The minister said on Monday that as part of international cooperation, British authorities conducted a home investigation of Romanians suspected of being involved in the latest cyberattacks in Romania.

“”Romanian police officers in the fight against cybercrime went to London to support an investigation conducted by British authorities. Romanian citizens are currently under the control of British authorities. “ The minister added.

Pro-Russian hacker group Killnet in a telegram on Friday alleged attacks on several Romanian government sites, including the government and the Ministry of Defense.

On Saturday, the Killnet group posted a list of Romanian websites (institutions, media, political parties, businesses, culture, etc.) on its own Telegram channel, publishing information behind several attacks. , They say they will be the target of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks lately. The main objectives of the attacker are deactivating Romanian websites and web services, destroying reputation, and panicking users.

Who is the Romanian suspected of helping Killnet?

The suspect is a 23-year-old man who was founded in England with his family. Ioan Feher was born on January 20, 1990 in Satu Mare County. According to sources quoted by Digi24, the man was unemployed and lived elsewhere in isolation from other members of his family.

He is evaluated medically and psychologically to determine if he was discriminating when he performed the act.

https://www.romaniajournal.ro/society-people/law-crime/a-romanian-from-uk-helped-the-russian-hackers-from-killnet/ Romanians in the UK help Killnet Russian hackers – Romanian Journal

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